Journal

The Pupils’ Patterns

Since late last year, we’ve been exploring the craft and creativity of our community’s young people through The

The Island Winter

As January comes to a close, it’s clear winter is still with us as the high hills of Harris shine with the whitest of snows and a rare, low sun casts long shadows during this season of short

Welcoming Iona

This week we are very happy to introduce you to a new member of the Isle of Harris Distillery family. 

A New Year Begins

On Monday morning the distillery doors were unlocked for the first time this year.

The Storyteller

Mike (and Mara), Isle of Scalpay, January 2019.

Click & Collect For Christmas

It’s been a wonderful season for sharing our Outer Hebridean spirit, with beautiful bottles of Isle of Harris Gin being sent directly from our Tarbert shores to festive doors across the UK an

The Last Sleigh From Harris

As the festive season gets underway, winter winds are blowing in and the Outer Hebrides is bracing itself for another blast of wild weather.

Craft And Creativity

Earlier this year we began our Harris Tweed Project, setting out to explore the Outer Hebridean traditi

Winter Growth

As we sit on the cusp of meteorological winter, much of our natural world retreats into a period of quiet hibernation. 

An Isle of Harris Christmas

Christmas is coming, and like many close-knit communities we’re all looking forward to celebrating a season of fire-side ceilidhs and fun-filled connection even in the darkest of island winte

The Dark Stuff

Regular readers of our Journal stories will know that our distillers have been spending time out on

The New Apprentice

Tonight, we’re very pleased to announce the appointment of our first apprentice distiller.

Rachel Reports…

Back in July we were delighted to bring Rachel Macdonald into the distillery family, and soon se

An Autumn Island

Image © Lewis Mackenzie 

Chaos In The Casks

The Gaelic-speaking communities of the Scottish highlands and islands have a long and rich history of storytelling and poetry.

Fresh From The Sea

Our new Seafood Project is underway, and we’re delighted to share our first recipe of the

The Seafood Project

The islanders of the Isle of Harris have a deep, historic bond with the ocean.

Summer’s End

Scottish Gin Distillery of the Year 2018

Photo Credit – Gerardo Jaconelli for the Scottish Gin Awards

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